employment opportunities. With a surge in disability employment support from both the White House and President Obama, you can expect positive changes on the employment front.
Below are some of the federal hiring initiatives that could positively affect Ticket to Work participants like you in 2012.
1 - The Office of Personnel Management's Schedule A hiring initiative is a federal employment program for people with disabilities. It allows eligible individuals to apply non-competitively for positions within the federal government and avoid lengthy hiring processes.
2 - The Department of Defense and the Department of Labor’s Workforce Recruitment Program is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal employers with college students and recent graduates with disabilities who want to improve their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.
3 - The White House announced support for putting Wounded Warriors and returning veterans back to work. The Department of Veteran Affairs and the Department of Labor have programs providing vocational rehabilitation services and job training for veterans with disabilities.
Ticket to Work can provide you with training, career counseling, and job support. Find a service provider in your area.
Visit www.socialsecurity.gov/work, email us at [email protected] or call our Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY/TDD).
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